Pendle Hill, home of the pendle witches is known for it’s enigmatic atmosphere and haunted happenings.
In the year of 1612, peasants dwelt inside a large limestone tower - these peasants are said to have power far more than what the mind can fathom. In the league of the Devil, they created effigies using human hair and teeth.
These were the pendle witches, and they were known to cause mayhem.
Locals died of unexplained illnesses, often in great pain. Milk would turn blue, the cattle would die without any sign of a source; soon, the hill became a landmark of fear and danger.
One man, Roger Nowell, arrested too inhabitants of the stone tower named Malkin. They were sent to Lancaster where they were trialed; two days later the witches congregated at the tower, only to be sent to their death by hanging.
Even now, the hill continues to be associated with witchcraft and Devil worship.
Some say the witches still haunt the buildings - often, locals are too afraid to talk about the history of the hill. Visitors say that when approaching the hill, they feel a sense of anger and fear.
The TV programme ‘Most Haunted’ - whom reporters state was the scariest hunt they’ve ever done, claim to have experienced injuries or pain and have been strangled by unseen hands.
Derek Acorah said that briefly he has contacted Elizabeth Device (an accused witch); he said that she stated there were 9 other witches in the room, and none of them wanted the crew present.
Below are the family’s of witches.